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The clock is ticking and soon the abortion referendum will be on our doorsteps. Literally. It’s going to be intense. All the loons will...

Celebs in politics.. give it a rest..April 6th 2018

This evening I shall be performing open heart surgery on a cat. I completed a first aid course 25 years ago as part of...

Trial by social media- March 30th 2018

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Trump comes to Ireland?

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International Women’s Day needs to be scrapped..

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Language police need to ‘man’ up and grow a pair

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